Middle Age Life in Oslo Part 1/2

This two-part podcast explores life in Oslo. Part 1 covers the undeniable reality. Although cold and expensive, life is what you make of it. The episode recommends the American style restaurants, offers life hacks, and discusses social groups.

PART I

Introduction (0:00 – 2:00)

  • Oslo through my eyes. Stereotypes
  • Expensive & Cold
  • The reality is what you make of it here.

Places to Eat (2:01 – 7:14)

Where to find American food in Oslo

  • Nighthawk Diner
  • McDonalds
  • TGI Fridays is luxury here
  • Burger Joint
  • El Camino
  • Lucky Bird

Getting Around the High Prices (7:15 – 10:55)

  • Other Markets
  • Friends
  • Shopping trips to Sweden
  • Finn.no

Making Friends – The Oslo Social Scene (10:56 – 22:10 )

  • Standing in Line
  • Social Groups
    • Inter-Nations (charge fees)
    • Meetup Groups (free)
    • It’s a Small World
  • IT Meetups
  • OWL – Oslo Writers League
  • Norwegian language meetups
  • Gym and Fitness
  • Public Swimming Pools
  • Nightlife

Closing Thoughts (22:11 – 22:51)

Part 2 – next week.

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